ᖃᔪᖅᑐᕐᕕᒃ ᐊᐅᓚᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᑕᐃᒃᑯᓄᖓ ᑕᑯᓐᓇᓐᖑᐊᖅᑐᓂᑦ ᐅᑉᐱᕆᔭᖃᖅᑐᓂᓪᓗ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᒪᓂᖏᓐᓂ.
ᐱᐊᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕇᕋᑖᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᓯᓚᑦᑐᖅᓴᕐᕕᔾᔪᐊᖓᓐᓂ ᐋᑐᕚᒥ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᕆᔨᔅᓴᐅᓪᓗᓂ. ᑎᑎᕋᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᒻᒥᔪᖅ ᒪᓕᒐᓂᒃ ᑐᑭᓯᓂᐊᕐᕕᒻᒥ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᒫᓐᓇ ᒪᓕᒐᓕᕆᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᓄᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᑎᖏᓐᓂ ᑲᒪᔨᐅᓪᓗᓂ ᐳᐊᑎᑭᓄᑦ ᓄᓇᖓᓐᓂ ᐃᓪᓗᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᓪᓗ ᑲᓇᑕᒥ ᐃᓕᓴᕆᔭᐅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ. ᐱᐊᑦ ᓂᕿᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᑦ ᓴᓐᖏᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᐅᑉᐱᕆᔭᓕᒃ, ᓄᓇᖃᖅᑳᖅᑐᒥᓃᓪᓗ ᐱᔪᓇᐅᑎᖏᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓯᓚᕐᔪᐊᒥ ᒪᓕᒐᕐᓂᑦ.
Jessie began volunteering with Qajuqturvik shortly after she moved to Iqaluit in November 2019. She also volunteers with Frontier College and Nunavut Kamatsiaqtut Help Line and is one of the cofounders of Nunavut Theatre Company. Jessie works in educational resource development and spends her free time reading, cooking for friends, and walking her dog.
ᐊᒥᓕᐊ ᖁᔪᖅᑐᕐᕕᒻᒦᖃᑕᐅᖏᓐᓇᖅᑐᖅ ᑕᐃᒪᓐᖓᓂ 2015−ᒥᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓄ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᒻᒪᑦ. ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂ ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᐃᔨ (ᐸᓐᓂᖅᑑᒥ, ᑭᓐᖓᕐᓂᑦ ᒥᑦᑎᒪᑕᓕᒻᒥᓪᓗ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᓂ) ᐱᓕᕆᔪᒪᑦᑎᐊᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᖅ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᖅᑕᐃᓕᒪᔪᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᑦ, ᐃᓱᒪᓕᕆᓂᕐᒥᑦ ᐃᓄᐃᓪᓗ ᐱᔪᓐᓇᐅᑎᖏᓐᓂ. ᕚᓐᑰᕗᒦᓐᖔᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐸᐃᑉᐹᖅᑖᖅᓯᒪᓪᓗᓂ ᐃᖃᐃᓕᓴᖅᑎᑦᑎᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐃᐊᑦᒪᑕᒥ. ᓴᓐᖏᓂᖏᓐᓂ ᓄᓇᓖᐅᑉ ᐅᑉᐱᕆᓪᓗᓂᒋᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᓂᕿᖃᑦᑎᐊᕆᐊᖃᕐᓂᕐᒥᑦ.
ᑭᒻᐳᓕ ᐅᐊᐃᑦ ᓄᓇᕗᓕᐊᑲᐃᓐᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᐋᒡᒌᔅᓯᒥ 2017−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᑭᓯᐊᓂ ᐊᐅᓪᓛᓪᓚᕆᑦᑕᖅᑐᖅ ᔪᓚᐃᒥ 2018−ᖑᑎᓪᓗᒍ. ᐊᕐᓇᓄᑦ ᕿᒫᕕᒻᒥ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᐃᓐᓇᖅᑐᖅ ᐊᓯᖏᓂᓪᓗ ᐊᖏᕐᕋᕆᔭᐅᑲᐃᓐᓇᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑎᓂ 2008−ᒥᓂᑦ ᐱᓕᕆᐊᕆᓪᓗᓂᐅᒃ ᒫᓐᓇ ᐃᓚᒋᓐᓄᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᖅᑎᓂᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᓐᓂ ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᓕᖅᑐᖅ.
Jane has lived most of her life in Nunavut, currently residing in Iqaluit. She is a retired teacher and has volunteered with QCFC for many years
Eva loves food for its ability to bring people together and build communities. She believes that food security is a human right and looks forward to working with others at QCFC to continue improving dignified access to food for all Nunavummiut. Eva enjoys eating, cooking, and sharing recipes. She is an appellate lawyer at Maliiganik Tukisiiniakvik in Iqaluit.
Rachel has worked in the education and arts fields in Nunavut for 4 years. She is passionate about food sovereignty, food literacy, and investigating how food intersects with identity. Rachel believes that connections, friendships, and movements can begin with a shared meal.
Food Access Coordinator
ᓈᓐᓯ ᐃᑲᔪᕆᐊᓯᓚᐅᖅᓯᒪᔪᖅ ᓂᖅᑎᐅᖅᑎᐅᓚᐅᖅᑎᓐᓇᒍ. ᓰᕐᓇᖅᑐᓂᑦ ᓂᖅᑎᐅᖃᑦᑐᖅᑐᓂ ᖁᕕᐊᓱᑦᑎᑦᑎᕈᓘᔭᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᓂᓗ ᑰᖃᕐᕕᒻᒥ.
Food Access Coordinator
Born and raised in Iqaluit, Josh enrolled in our pre-employment training program in 2019. Soon after graduating, Josh was hired as a Program Assistant where his culinary skills continued to grow. Josh now holds the position of Food Access Coordinator.
ᐅᐃᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑎᐅᓯᒪᓕᖅᑐᖅ ᖃᔪᖅᑐᕕᒻᒧᑦ 2014−ᒥᓂᑦ ᑲᑎᒪᔨᐅᑦᑕᓕᖅᑯᖅ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᑦᑕᐅ ᐱᔨᑦᑎᕋᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᓂ ᐃᔅᓯᕙᐅᑕᐅᓪᓗᓂ. ᐅᑭᐅᒐᓚᓐᓂᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᓂᑦ ᓄᐊᑦᑎᓚᐅᖅᑎᓪᓗᒋᑦ, ᐃᖅᑲᓇᐃᔭᖅᑎᓄᑦ ᐊᖏᔪᖅᑳᕈᑦᑕᖅᑯᖅ 2018−ᒥ.
Saimo has lived in Iqaluit all his life. He began coming to Qajuqturvik as a community member and soon began working in the kitchen. Saimo was one of our first training program participants and began working as a Program Assistant soon after graduating from the program.
Food Skills Coordinator
Stamatis has worked in the hospitality industry for over 20 years. He has experience creating and implementing training programs, organic supply chains and working directly with food producers. Stamatis has a diploma in culinary arts and loves connecting with others who share a passion for food.
Paul is a hunter who was born and raised in Iqaluit. Paul completed our pre-employment training program in 2021 and began working as a Program Assistant soon after. He loves to cook, hunt, camp, and create art.
Country Food Access Coordinator
Kenny is a hunter and has lived in Iqaluit for most of his life. After working at the mines for many years and hunting part-time, Kenny joined QCFC as our Country Food Access Coordinator. Kenny is an avid fisher and enjoys spending time out on the land with his family.
ᓄᓇᖅᑲᑎᑦᑎᓐᓂ ᐃᑲᔪᖅᑕᐅᓂᕆᕙᑦᑕᕗᑦ ᐱᒻᒪᕆᐊᓘᒻᒪᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᑦᑐᐃᓂᖃᑦᑎᐊᓪᓚᕆᑉᐸᑦᑐᑎᑦ ᐃᖃᓗᒻᒥᐅᓂᑦ ᖃᐅᑕᒫᑦ. ᖃᓄᑐᐃᓐᓇᖅ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᓐᓇᑦᑎᐊᖅᑐᓯ ᐅᕙᑦᑎᓐᓂ: